How chronic pelvic pain (CPP) diagnosed?
The best way to identify origin of CPP is to keep a pain diary for at least 3 months and show it to your doctor (please see attached example), as it will clearly show the relationship with your cycle.
Associated symptoms of CPP:
- Burning micturition
- …..extra will give more clues on the possible cause
Talk to you doctor about the character of pain (cramping, shouting ,pressure like or dull pain ) and try to score the pian severity on scale of 1-10
Tests to diagnose CPP:
- Hormonal assays
- CT scan
Treatment for CPP:
Treatment of CPP involves close collaboration between you and your doctor, it is important to talk to your doctor openly about your pain and modalities of pain
It is important to understand the basics of your condition may take several visits. Sometimes involvement of doctors from other specialties like colorectal surgeons or endocrinologist
Some conditions may need surgery.
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